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The former Taoiseach says Brexit has been interpreted as "a profoundly unfriendly act"
Macron is the frontrunner, but he remains vulnerable to an upset.
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Night after night, activists gather in Victory Square to demand the resignation of the government.
In an era of far-right populism, an avowed centrist could see off France's political demons.
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